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'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) Infiltrates Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Without Warning for the PS2 and Xbox. Without Warning is a highly charged third person action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant.

'Trapt' (PS2) Breaks Free In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that its PS2 exclusive strategy action game Trapt has shipped to stores nationwide. As Allura, a princess framed for her father’s murder, the player sets deadly and torturous traps to bring Allura’s attackers to their mangled deaths.

'Axis and Allies' Creator Teams Up With Matrix Games

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is proud to announce the signing of a publishing deal with famed Axis & Allies designer Larry Harris, who has been credited with over 200 published games. Specific titles and release plans will be announced in the near future.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations II takes place in the distant future, when mankind has become a space-faring civilization and must contend with other extraterrestrial powers for domination of the galaxy. The sequel is a true evolution for the series, with rethought fundamentals and exciting new changes.

'NBA '06' (PS2) Dribbles Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the launch of NBA '06, now available in retail outlets across North America. Appearing exclusively for the PS2, NBA '06 delivers an in-depth basketball experience combining new gameplay features, action-packed mini-games, and a genre-defining cinematic story mode that reveals the excitement and energy of the NBA both on and off the court.

'Call of Duty 2: Big Red One' (PS2/Xbox) Liberates Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has shipped Call of Duty 2: Big Red One to stores nationwide, putting players in the boots of the highly decorated WWII heroes in the U.S. Army's famed Fighting 1st Infantry Division, known the world over as The Big Red One.

'Sensible Soccer' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Remake Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The all-new Sensible Soccer comes complete with lightning fast football action, mesmerising dribbling, physics defying sliding tackles and, most famously, a huge amount of unbelievable goals, that can go curling into the top corner, thanks to the outrageous levels of after-touch.

'Irth Online' Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fantasy-based MMORPG Irth Online has been released by developer Magic Hat Software, and is now available for purchase. Irth Online is a virtual world in which players join Irth’s history at a period when a fragile truce exists among determine the course of history for each civilization.

'LotR: Battle for Middle-earth' v1.03 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest BFME community update reveals that EA is working on a new v1.03 patch, a release date will be announced soon. The new patch prmises to have a significant impact on the game due to the large amount of balance changes. there will be generic balance tweaks, but also to the Isengard side, although most of the changes seem to have been made to Rohan. Read more for a detailed fix list ...

'Need For Speed Underground' (ALL) Servers Shutting Down

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that servers for NFS Underground will no longer be in service as of January 13, 2006. You may continue to play the game up until the closure date, although certain community programs may begin to close down prior to that date. Please be advised that this does not affect PC peer-peer (IP-IP) play that may be a feature of certain games.